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information about owners from and fbi laptop. what does this mean for you. melanie a.m. wick has the details. >> that's right. we are getting more developments as the days go on fining out exactly where this information came from, who is responsible for it. apple itself has not commented on it. the group that says it did the hacking calls itself antisec or antisecurity and they say their mission is to steal and leak classified government information. we want to show you where this information first came out. they are loosely affiliated with the group anonymous and so they tweeted this out a couple of days ago and it just got bigger after that saying they had basically stolen all of these apple i. d. numbers from and fbi laptop. and here is the information here. they say they posted one million apple i. d. s and the use are names connected to antisec says the entire file they got contained use are names, zip codes, cell phone numbers and addresses. but it shows here just the device name and number. it says it got the file by hacking into an fbi agent. antisec saws the entire file is actually
attack. >> a hacker group claims it stole personal information aboutapple device owners from an fbi laptop. fox 5's melanie alnwick has more. >> reporter: good morning. it is not clear yet whether the exposure of that information could be personally damaging to apple customers. apple itself has not commented yet on the breach of information. the responsible group, which calls itself anti-sec as in anti-security, says it released the information published it basically to let the public know what kind of information the fbi is collecting. every apple device has a unique identification number which lets itunes and app developers know which device is running which app. for example, the id could allow game developers to keep track of users' high scores. the hacker group anti-sec says it actually found 12 million apple ids on an fbi agent's laptop. anti-sec says the data file had user names, zip codes, cell phone numbers and addresses but chose just to post the device name and number. the group says the fbi is using apple device information for a tracking people project in its own words.
it stole personal information about owners from and fbi laptop. >> melanie alwin has the details. >> reporter: it is not clear yet whether the exposure of that information could be personally damaging to apple customers. the responsible group which calls it antisec says it has the information to let people know that the fbi has it. now, it was first publicized out on twitter by the group anonymous which is loosely afill crate with sent sec and then they basically posted the link to where antisec gave instructions and then other web sites have gone and gotten that information and put it online for people to take a look at. here you can see there are millions of personally identifiable device numbers here. now, every apple device has one of these unique identification numbers. it lets itunes and app developers know which device is running which app. it allows game developers to keep track of users' high scores. they said he found 12 million identification numbers on and fbi agent's laptop. but antisest c says the data file also had user names, zip codes, cell phone numbers and addr
pads could be under attack. >> a hacker group said it stole personal information from an fbi laptop. melanie alnwick has more on this. >> reporter: the group calls itself antisect for saint security and -- for antisecurity and it claims it was able to hack into an fbi agent's laptop to find the file. it wants the public to know, in its words, the fbi is using this apple i.d. information for a tracking people project. anti-sect linked up with the group anonymous to publicize the data breach. many sites posted the data. 1million information datas linked to iphones and ipads and the device name. the fbi disputed the claims saying the bureau never asked for or possessed a file of apple i.d. information. still, many organizations have been able to verify the apple i.d.'s posted are valid. every apple device has a unique identification number. it let's itunes and ideveloppers know which is running which app. for example, it can allow a game developer to keep track of the high score. they found 12 million apple i.d.'s and there is a data file with user names, zip codes, cell phone numbers and addre
the country. in fact, actually, we have a couple going on today, one at the fbi as we speak that you have about a dozen people at? >> a little more, yeah. we're excited we have wounded warriors and two different fbi locations, 12, 14 of them. >> reporter: joshua, you yourself as i mentioned a little bit ago, you came in touch with the organization after you were coming back from iraq yourself. explain a little bit about your disability, what happened there and how you got in touch with enable america. >> absolutely. i was stationed at fort campbell and we deployed from 2007 to 2009 to iraq for a 15 month tour. and around late 2008 i got hit by an i.e.d. leaving me with some spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury. so early 2009 i was out of the military and into just an unknown world, you know, and in the military no matter what we did i always had my team with me, and then i realized soon after getting out of the military i n longer had my team. that's when i met enable america which -- instead of me standing out in front of corporate america not knowing where to go, enable ameri
some job openings. they include on the job shadowing at certain places like the fbi and clark construction to name just a few. to learn more about this, head to our web site on the screen, enable america.org or call 1- 877 enabled. >>> americans celebrated the end of world war ii as vj day which was victory over japan. that anniversary was celebrated quietly this morning at the world war ii memorial in washington. >> john henrehan has the story of that remembrance and the tale of a kid from massachusetts who fought in the south pacific. uth pacific. >> reporter: it was a brief morning ceremony at the world war ii memorial to commemorate the anniversary of vj day, the surrender of japan and the end of the largest war in the history of the world. >> thank you for our country's freedom. thank you for our family's freedom. and yes, thank you for my freedom. >> reporter: handful of world war ii veterans helped display wreaths to remember the 400,000 americans in uniform who were killed in the conflict. later in the day, 87-year-old john mcgrory visited the memorial. he remembers th
the protest. the fbi is launching an investigation. all the latest now live from the news room this morning. >> a team of 50 specially trained marines were deployed overnight. president obama spoke to the leaders last night as it's becoming clearer now what may have been behind these attacks. >>> more protests overnight in egypt. but they were met with what appeared to be a strong police presence. and what's happening here may still be a response to a u.s. filmmaker who uploaded a video who offended muslims, what happened at the u.s. consulate in libya may have been something different. a coordinated sustained attack that lasted for hours killing u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others possibly to send a message on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. >> this is our mob. this is an organized terrorist attack. >> asthma renos were dispatched, back at home, they became a campaign issue. a statement from the u.s. embassy in egypt that criticized a film that sparked outrage there. >> having that embassy reiterate apologizing for the right of free speech is not the right course for admini
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